Join the cast of the Magic City Nutcracker, Birmingham’s Community Nutcracker Ballet! This volunteer and community-based ballet will celebrate its 6th annual production by performing at the historic Virginia Samford Theatre. Auditions will take place at Forma Arts and Wellness in downtown Birmingham. Everyone ages 5 to adult is welcome to audition- some dance training is recommended but not required. Principal dancers Morgan McEwen of MorDance and former dancer with BalletMet and Brian Gephart of MorDance and former dancer with Joffrey Ballet will join the cast as the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier. Performances are November 30 to December 2, 2018.

What to wear

Ladies and girls, please wear a black leotard, full-length pink tights, hair securely in a ballet bun, ballet shoes, and pointe shoes if you have had at least two years of pointe classes prior to the audition date.

Gentlemen and boys, please wear white Dance shirt, black dance tights or black dance shorts, and ballet shoes.

Headshots of each dancer will be taken prior to your audition so please be dressed and ready when you arrive.

Audition times

Please arrive 30 minutes or more to ensure you register and take your headshot before your audition time. Registration opens at 8:00 am We will not let anyone into the audition late- it is your responsibility to arrive with ample time to take your headshot, warm up and register before your audition time.

Saturday, September 8
9:30—11:30 AM
Ages 13- adult/advanced dancers (please bring pointe shoes if you have had two years of training or more)

11:30 AM—1:00 PM
Ages 5-8

1:30—3:30 PM
Ages 9-12

4:00—5:00 PM
Adults interested in acting based roles

*we may ask a dancer to stay for a callback audition. Please be aware that audition days can be long. Pack snacks and lobby activities accordingly.

Audition Fee

$10 per dancer. Checks can be made out to Magic City Nutcracker.
Contact: 786-209-4343

Audition Location 

Forma Arts and Wellness
1820 3rd Ave N, 201, Birmingham, AL